Type of College

Private - Autonomous

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade

Established

1961

Affiliation

University of Mumbai, Mumbai

About K. J. Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce

K. J. Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce (Autonomous), Mumbai was established on 20th June 1960 and managed by Somaiya Trust, which was established on 9th September 1959.

It is one of the premier colleges established to impart & provide in the field of higher education for the deserving candidates and prove to be a milestone in the part of progress.

The college is affiliated with the University of Mumbai, Mumbai and it is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) on 1st June 1970 under Act, 1956.
 
It is re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade (CGPA Score 3.27 on a 4 Point Scale in 3rd Cycle) on 16th September 2016.

The college still remains affiliated to the University of Mumbai and it has been given freedom to design and adopt innovative methods of teaching and evaluation.

The aim of the college is inculcating gender equality in a rural area, social awareness, scientific temperament, cleanliness, awareness about environmental issues.

K. J. Somaiya College is one of the leading institutions imparting higher education in the fields of Arts, Commerce, catering to the diverse needs of the present youth.

It is a co-educational Autonomous Institute granted by UGC on 19th October 2012 and providing a regular course which is located in an urban part of Mumbai played a pioneering role in the field of higher education. the campus is located in another city also has a different name of institutions.

The college conferred the status of grant-in-aid college that the fees and all the facilities for the students are fixed by the government. The student's admission is done as per the Admission Criteria prescribed by the affiliating university.

The college is ranked 25th amongst top best 50 colleges in All India level and 3rd in the stream of Commerce in Mumbai also 14th in All India level and 2nd in the Stream of Arts in Mumbai and  16th in All India level (Special Issue India today dated 24th June 2013).

The college offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate program in Arts and Commerce streams for the students with various kind of specializations under the University of Mumbai, Mumbai. It also offers various Doctorate, UGC Career Oriented, & Add-On courses.

The college was started with Arts and Commerce courses. Subsequently, the facility of higher education in the faculty of Science is extended to the existing faculties of Arts and Commerce.

The college is introduced the management and Research program for the students.

Vision:

  • To empower a cross-section of the society through Excellent Education based on sound value system

Mission:

  • To Impart qualitative and valuable service to all those who need it the most
  • To attain community and social development through Education
  • To aim at overall personality development of the students through curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities

Goals:

  • To prepare young and competent graduates capable of finding employment and making a positive contribution to society
  • To Provide a strong foundation of knowledge and skills that would equip them to cope with emerging changes in their lives and society
  • To achieve excellence in the teaching-learning process through active participation of all stakeholders

Objectives:

  • To provide strong basis for learning
  • To train and guide young students to excel and develop a spirit of competition
  • To provide opportunities for the development of skills, capabilities, and talents
  • To promote excellence in regularity, punctuality, discipline
  • The college has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The college has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, hostel, canteen, gymnasium, seminar halls, multipurpose halls, playground etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • The college has a book bank for helping the poor and backward class students
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The college has established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on 4th September 2004 to assure the quality of the college and also details regarding submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC annually
  • Internet & Wi-Fi facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The Transportation facility is available for students
  • The college has a significant presence in the field of research. A number of major & minor research projects are awarded to the faculty members by the UGC and other bodies
  • The college has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • The institution has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
  • The college also provides NCC training to its students. The NCC cadets attend different camps and earn pride for themselves and for the college
  • The college Unit NSS Wing performs different type of social services within and outside of the area
  • The college consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment
Levels of study
Arts
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Commerce
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Banking & Insurance Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Finance & Markets Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Commerce Full Time 2 Years B.Com
Management
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Ph.D
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years M.Com
Doctor of Philosophy in Gujarati Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Hindi Full Time 2 / 3 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Additional Courses
Streams Duration Eligibility
Add-On Certificate Courses:    
Certificate Course in Computer 6 Months 10+2
Certificate Course in English Speaking 6 Months 10+2
Certificate Course in Writing Skills in Gujarati 6 Months 10+2
Certificate Course in Saral Hindi 1 Year 10+2
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Gymnasium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Seminar Halls
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • N.C.C.
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Public Transportation

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